Lisa Nichol is a writer and documentary-maker. Much of her work revolves around music. Her book The Ballad of Dexi Lee was selected by The Australian’s Stephen Romei as one of his favourite picture books for 2013. Her documentary Wide Open Sky, about a children’s choir in outback NSW, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival. Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter is Lisa’s second book for children.